What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is paying attention to our experience in the present moment. It is a form of meditation or attention training that can be learned through regular practice.
Research shows that mindfulness is associated with a range of mental health benefits. Specifically, mindfulness practice is associated with reductions in anxiety, prevention of depression relapse, stabilization of mood, improved pain coping, and can help with healing following traumatic brain injury.
Mindfulness and Mental Health
Mindfulness is an important part of treatment for a wide range of conditions, including:
- Social anxiety
- Fear of going out of the house alone (agoraphobia)
- Worry and stress
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Chronic pain
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)
- Borderline personality disorder
Our Psychologists can help.